CNHP Wetland and Riparian Dependent Potential Conservation Areas for Dolores Basin

  • Potential Conservation Areas (PCAs) are delineated around important elements of biodiversity. The list below includes all PCAs within the Dolores Basin that include wetland and riparian dependent elements and represent wetland and riparian areas with the highest known biodiversity value in the area. For a complete list of PCAs statewide, including PCAs drawn for upland elements, click here.To view PCAs in the Colorado Wetlands Inventory Mapping Tool, click here. Using the Feature Search tool, you can locate a specific PCA of interest.

PCA NameBiodiversity SignificancePCA Report
Dolores Canyon SouthB1: Outstanding Biodiversity SignificanceReport
GatewayB1: Outstanding Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Miramonte Reservoir WestB1: Outstanding Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Plateau CreekB1: Outstanding Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Big Bucktail CreekB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Coyote WashB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores Canyon-Slick Rock to BedrockB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores River at Ferris CanyonB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores River at Negro DrawB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Escalante CanyonB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Groundhog CreekB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Ice Lake BasinB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
La Sal CreekB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
McIntyre CanyonB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Mee CanyonB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Navajo BasinB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Pinon MesaB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Pinon Mesa CanyonsB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Roubideau CreekB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
San Miguel BasinB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
San Miguel River at Tabeguache CreekB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Spring Creek BasinB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Unaweep SeepB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Uravan WestB2: Very High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Bean CanyonB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Beaver Creek at Beaver MesaB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Beaver Creek at Willow SpringB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Bridal Veil FallsB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Cottonwood DrawB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dawson Draw Canyon EastB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores River at Snow SpurB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dove CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Fish Creek at Black MesaB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Glade Canyon SpringB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Granite CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Hog PointB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Lower Coal CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Middle San Miguel CanyonB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Morrison Creek at Lone ConeB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Plateau Creek at Beaver CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Rock SpringB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
San Miguel River at Cottonwood CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
San Miguel River at South ForkB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
San Miguel River/Clay Creek to Horsefly CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Slick Rock HillB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
South Fork San Miguel RiverB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Upper Fish Creek below Dunn PeakB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Upper Plateau CreekB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
West Dolores CampgroundB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
West Dolores River at Deadman DrawB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
West Dolores River at DuntonB3: High Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Barlow CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Bear CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Beaver Creek/Lone ConeB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Bilk BasinB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Cottonwood Creek at UteB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Cumberland BasinB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores Canyon South of Slick RockB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores River at Peterson SlideB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Dolores River at Scotch CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Fish Creek at Dunn PeakB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Glade LakeB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Lake Fork at Trout LakeB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Lakes at Bolam PassB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Leopard Creek at BrownB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Long CanyonB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Mavreeso Canyon-Cottonwood CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Navajo Lake TrailB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Priest GulchB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Prospect Basin/Alta LakesB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Saltado CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Silver Creek and Johnny Bull CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Snow Spur TributaryB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
West Paradox CreekB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Willow Creek at Groundhog MountainB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Willow SpringB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Wilson MeadowsB4: Moderate Biodiversity SignificanceReport
Grindstone FensB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
Gypsum GapB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
Little Taylor CreekB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
Lower Little Dolores RiverB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
Naturita Creek at Coventry HillB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
Payne WashB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
The Coal Creek MeadowsB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport
West Creek at Fall CreekB5: General Biodiversity InterestReport